Olympia Dukakis

by follers on June 14, 2014

Place of Birth: Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 20, 1931

Ethnicity: Greek

Olympia Dukakis is an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Moonstruck (1987). Her parents were Greek, her father from Anatolia and her mother from the Peloponnese. Her first cousin is politician Michael Dukakis (their fathers were siblings).

Olympia was married to actor Louis Zorich, until his death, with whom she has three children.

Olympia’s paternal grandparents were Stylianos Dukakis and Olympia Georgiiou.

Olympia’s maternal grandparents were Keryks/Kurkis Christos and Maryo/Mary Bravacou.

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